The government has accepted all the demands of FIFA in the Supreme Court, proposed

FIFA bans AIFF: In a desperate move to lift FIFA’s ban on AIFF, the central government on Sunday issued a…

FIFA bans AIFF for: In a desperate move to lift FIFA’s ban on AIFF, the central government on Sunday filed a petition in the Supreme Court, seeking an end to the “captaincy” of the Committee of Administrators (COA) as demanded by the world governing body. . Follow InsideSport.IN for latest football updates

The sports ministry’s move, a day ahead of a crucial apex court hearing, could be seen as an attempt to save the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, scheduled to be held in October.

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FIFA bans AIFF: Desperate to lift FIFA ban, government accepts all FIFA demands in latest Supreme Court filing, CoA proposes to expire

The world body had imposed a ban on the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on 15 August. “Third Party Intervention” And said that the women’s age group is the showpiece “Can’t currently be held in India as planned”.

The government has practically accepted all FIFA’s demands in its petition, including ending the tenure of SC-appointed CoAs as well as not allowing individual members in the electoral college.

It, however, said that the ousted Praful Patel-led system should be excluded from the AIFF.

“…this Hon’ble Court may be pleased … to direct that the body previously elected by the AIFF Administration headed by the Acting Secretary General for the day-to-day management of AIFF shall be eliminated and the CoA shall have nothing. From 22.08.2022 AIFF’s Role in Administration” Read the application.

“… The CoA shall submit the final draft constitution to this Hon’ble Court by the end of 23.08.2022 and the mandate of the COA shall be declared to have fully lapsed from 23.08.2022.”

In its statement while suspending the AIFF, FIFA said that the lifting of the suspension on the AIFF would be subject to the cancellation of the order of the CoA in its entirety. FIFA has also said that it wants the AIFF administration “To be fully in charge of the day-to-day affairs of AIFF”.

FIFA bans AIFF: Desperate to lift FIFA ban, government accepts all FIFA demands in latest Supreme Court filing, CoA proposes to expire

The world body said they wanted one “The Independent Election Committee will be elected by the AIFF General Assembly to conduct the election of a new Executive Committee”.

It also stated that the AIFF must be elected on the basis of the pre-existing membership of the AIFF” (ie only state associations without individual members).

After the SC approved the AIFF election process on August 28, the nomination process was completed on Saturday.

Seven candidates, including legendary Vaichung Bhutia, have filed nomination papers for the presidency, although proponents and supporters said they had not signed any nomination papers of any candidate after the returning officer rejected two of them on Sunday.

One of the government pleas, disallowing prominent players as individual members in the Electoral College, if accepted by the SC, could cloud Bhutia’s candidature as he has been proposed and supported by a prominent player.

“Due to the proposed changes in the Electoral College, the election process may need to be started ‘de novo’ as changes in the electoral roll may affect the validity of some nomination forms that may be proposed/seconded. The player members who are now prayed to be removed from the electoral roll,” Read the official application.

The government also filed a plea to modify the election program approved by the apex court in its August 3 order but said that the returning officer and his assistant, who were appointed by the CoA to conduct the AIFF elections on August 28, would be allowed to continue.

FIFA bans AIFF: Desperate to lift FIFA ban, government accepts all FIFA demands in latest Supreme Court filing, CoA proposes to expire

“… for the direct election from the stage scheduled on 13.08.2022 (the date of notification of election) based only on the voter list containing the representatives of member associations which has already been released excluding 36 players.

“And are pleased to direct the Returning Officers to complete all stages of the election up to the counting of votes and declaration of results with such modified dates as this Honorable Court may specify.”

The government has also proposed that the AIFF’s executive committee may have 23 members, including six prominent players.

“17 members (including the President, a Treasurer and a Vice-President) shall be elected by the above Electoral College.

“Of the six distinguished salarymen, four are men and two are women. Prominent players can be nominated (associate) to the EC and have voting rights in the Executive Committee, thus their representation will be about 25 percent of the EC.”

The government said that “the issue facing the country is acute and it is crucial that India does not lose the right to host the prestigious FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, 2022 and the country’s brightest football players (irrespective of age group) are barred from participating in the international competition.”

“The conciliation of this honorable court is the only way and will serve the larger interest of the nation.

“This Hon’ble Court has the power to do complete justice and this is one of those rare rare cases where this Hon’ble Court can, if necessary, bend any procedural rule to do complete justice.”

FIFA bans AIFF: Desperate to lift FIFA ban, Govt accepts all FIFA demands in latest Supreme Court filing, CoA proposes to expire

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